Women Speakers

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Dr Clio Cresswell has established a diverse career as a mathematician, author, writer and presenter. Dr Cresswell is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at The University of Sydney. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Clio is author of Mathematics and Sex (published through Allen and Unwin); and features regularly on television, radio and press. You may have seen her recently as a member of The Brains Trust on The Einstein Factor, ABC TV.
  • Applied Mathematics Research Group

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Janine Allis is not your everyday self-made businesswoman. She grew her juice and smoothie empire from her kitchen bench to an international success story (Boost Juice Bars are now in 13 countries with over 400 stores). Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. For most people, the formula for achieving success in life is to study hard, get good grades, get into a good business school or university and work your way up the ladder… Janine’s way was to work three jobs so she could fulfill her dream of travelling the world and letting life take her on a journey. This adventure took Janine around the world, from nannying in a little French village to working for rock gods and movie stars on a yacht in the South of France and the Caribbean.
  • Telstra Businesswoman of the Year
  • Network Ten
  • Shark Tank (TV Program)
  • Retail Zoo
  • Boost Juice

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award winner event host and MC

Jenny Brockie is one of Australia's most experienced and respected journalists and broadcasters. She is also one of the country’s most gifted facilitators. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Jenny currently hosts Insight on SBS TV, where she facilitates a lively discussion each week involving more than 50 people. With decades of interviewing and broadcasting experience, Brockie combines a warm, inclusive style with a razor sharp intelligence to deliver intelligent debates on the most difficult of subjects.
  • United Nations Association of Australia Media Peace Award 2008
  • AFI Award 1992: Best Television Documentary
  • SBS TV
  • Insight (TV Program)
  • ABC TV
  • Four Corners (TV Program)
  • Cop It Sweet (Film)
  • 702 ABC Sydney (Radio)
  • Speaking Personality (TV Program)

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Former Policewoman Julia Robson is a licensed Private Investigator and Director of Online Investigations. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. In 2016 Julia was cast in Network TEN’s brand new series Long Lost Family where she uses her private investigating skills and expertise to search for estranged family members and helps them to reconnect.
  • Long Lost Family (TV Program)
  • Network Ten

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event host and MC

Julia Zemiro is indisputably recognised for her long-standing role as host of the iconic music quiz show Rockwiz, which ran for 14 seasons on SBS TV. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. She has written guest articles for a multitude of magazine and press publications, and is in constant demand for her work as an MC and corporate host. A trained actor and improviser, she effortlessly offers a hosting style that companies return for again and again. The clients who have “enjoyed her charm and wit” include the Australian Film Institute, French-Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry Victoria, Canteen, Panasonic, National Gallery of Victoria, Women in Business, Ikea, Siemens and Toyota, to name just a few.
  • Eurovision Song Contest
  • RocKwiz (TV Program)
  • Julia Zemiro's Home Delivery (TV Series)
  • What a Year (TV Program)
  • The Wedge (TV Series)
  • Thank God You're Here (TV Program)
  • SBS TV
  • Network Ten

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Matina Jewell spent 15 years serving in the Australian Army, completing five overseas tours including two missions in the Middle East. Her outstanding contribution to the military resulted in a coveted position on a UN peace-keeping mission where she found herself, unarmed, leading a diverse team through the Lebanon and Israel War. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. The best-selling author of ‘Caught in the Crossfire’ Matina has also been the subject of ABC’s ‘An Australian Story’ and since her retirement has served on the ANZAC Centenary Commission and the Prime Minister’s Advisory Council where she has given a voice to the rights of Veterans throughout the country.
  • Australian Active Service Medal – with two clasps: Middle East and International CoalitionAgainst Terrorism (ICAT)
  • Afghanistan Campaign Medal
  • Australian Service Medal with 3 clasps: Solomon Islands I - Solomon Islands II - Middle East
  • Australian Defence Long Service Medal
  • Australian Defence Service Medal
  • United Nations Medal – UNTSO with numeral 2
  • Republic of Lebanon War Medal – Awarded for acts of bravery in war
  • Republic of Lebanon Wounded in Combat Medal – Awarded to military personnel woundedin war
  • Australian Army
  • United Nations Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO)
  • Australian Peacekeepers and Peacemakers Veterans' Association
  • ANZAC Centenary Commission

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award winner event host and MC

For more than three decades, Lisa Wilkinson has blazed a trail through the Australian media landscape, first in publishing, then on to radio and television. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Lisa’s relaxed and informative presentation style has won her a legion of fans and together with Karl Stefanovic, they have taken the show to new ratings heights since they joined up for the Today Show in May 2007.
  • Member of the Order of Australia (AM)
  • The Today Show (TV Program)
  • Nine Network
  • Weekend Sunrise (TV Program)

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Technology Futurist Shara Evans is a globally acknowledged Keynote Speaker and widely regarded as one of the world’s Top Female Futurists. Highly sought after and in demand by conference producers and media, Shara provides the latest insights and thought provoking ideas on a broad spectrum of issues. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Regardless of your industry, Shara’s keynote speeches bring together the latest technology innovations and cutting-edge research projects, tying them into strategic insights specifically for your business.

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event host and MC

Gemma Acton has worked across broadcast media, business and finance for more than two decades, covering market-moving stories and meeting the people behind the headlines - at home in Australia and across the world. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. Gemma is currently the Network Finance Editor at 7 News – the most-watched news service in Australia – where she presents the latest financial and business news to audiences across the entire country.
  • CNBC
  • Channel 7

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   author event host and MC

Juanita Phillips is one of Australia's most experienced television news anchors. Areas of speciality include Women Speakers. For five years, from 1997 to 2002, she was a news anchor for the world’s two largest news organisations – the BBC and CNN – in London.
  • ABC
  • ABC News (TV Program)
  • ABC News 24 (TV Program)
  • CNN